The City Beach Groyne and Lookout Tower is an Iconic landmark in Perth’s City beach. It was built in 1935 to control sand drift and help square the surf line to the beach.
VHMS constructed the new lookout top structure with Comptech FRP Profiles with the best performance capabilities and broadest range on the market of FRP, COMPTECH is the right choice to ensure the new tower replicates the original whilst offering the best lifetime value and safety in the harsh environment of City Beach.
Perth’s City Beach Lookout Tower, an iconic landmark loved by residents and featured heavily still in tourism and social media, it was critical that a replacement could achieve a minimum of 35 years service life with little to no maintenance.
City Beach Lifeguard Tower was replaced entirely with COMPTECH pultruded FRP
In such a corrosive environment, the challenges were to go beyond traditional steel materials and to acquire an alternative solution that would outlast in these conditions.
The works comprised of remediating the existing lifeguard tower at City Beach. The main activities and process that were carried out during the project were: